We know that downloading library e-books and audiobooks can be confusing, even for the tech-savvy among us. That is why we offer personalized assistance on a drop-in basis every Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m. Need help checking out digital materials, downloading them, registering your library account or transferring library media to your e-book reader or MP3 player? Stop by the second floor conference room at lunchtime on Wednesday, and we'll get you sorted out. Bring your device and your library card number with you.
What are you thankful for?Come share thanks with the Georgetown Public Library during our Thanksgiving story time!The program will include storytelling, crafts, refreshments, and a movie.When: Tuesday, November 22Where: Georgetown Public Library, Children's RoomTime: 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Join the Georgetown Book Club at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 to discuss Anatomy of a Disappearance, a novel by Libyan author Hisham Matar. This novel is a companion to Matar’s debut, In the Country of Men, which was shortlisted for a Man Booker Prize. If you need a copy of the book, stop by the reference desk on the 2nd floor. Questions? E-mail Maria.Rosensweig@dc.gov
Have you enjoyed Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple on TV but never read the originals? Or did you read them so long ago that you've forgotten who murdered Roger Ackroyd? We have fresh, new copies of many Christie classics. Check them out and when you have read them all, browse our Read-a-Likes or ask the librarians for recommendations.
The Georgetown Library presents a three-part meditation course “Meditation for Inner and Outer Peace.” The 90-minute interactive classes are conducted by Science of Spirituality, an international, multi-faith organization dedicated to love, unity and peace. The classes take place in the library’s large meeting room on Saturdays: October 8, 15, and 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. The sessions are cumulative, and attending all three is highly recommended. All sessions are free and open to the public.
Celebrate the freedom to read at the Georgetown Library on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 2 p.m. Actors from The Georgetown Theatre Company will read banned works from authors such as Aldous Huxley, Oscar Wilde, Percy Shelley and even our venerated Shakespeare.
Join the Georgetown Library Book Club and DC Reads Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss The Other Wes Moore, Rhodes Scholar Wes Moore's real-life story of two kids with the same name growing up in the same decaying city.